Political Epistemology Workshop – University of Copenhagen

Forward this page to a friend Resize Print kalender-ikon Bookmark and Share

Social Epistemology Research Group > Activities > Conferences/Workshops > Political Epistemology...

Political Epistemology Workshop

Confirmed speakers:

  • Catarina Dutilh Novaes (University of Groningen)
  • Christoph Jäger (University of Innsbruck)
  • Federica Malfatti (University of Innsbruck)
  • Hanna Gunn (University of Connecticut)
  • Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus University)
  • Klemens Kappel (University of Copenhagen)
  • Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut)
  • Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt University)
  • Sandy Goldberg (Northwestern University)
  • Scott F. Aikin (Vanderbilt University)
  • Sille Obelitz Søe (University of Copenhagen)
  • Teresa Allen (University of Connecticut)
  • Thomas Grundmann (University of Cologne)
  • Tine Hindkjær Madsen (University of Copenhagen)

The workshop is free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend.

The campus is located near Islands Brygge Metro Station: map (Islands Brygge Metrostation is in the upper left corner of the map).

The workshop is organized by Klemens Kappel, Scott Aikin, Robert Talisse and Sandy Goldberg. The workshop is in part funded by the Danish Research Councils though the project Complex Disagremenet.  


Monday, December 18

9.00 - 9.15 Coffee and Tea

9.15 - 10.10 Michael Lynch (UConn): Epistemic Arrogance and Public Discourse

10.15 - 11.10 Thomas Grundmann (Cologne): Democratic ideals, critical thinking and authority

11.15 - 12.10 Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Groningen): Argumentation as social epistemic exchange in public discourse


13.15 - 14.10 Christoph Jäger and Federica Malfatti (Innsbruck): Socratic epistemic authority and the transmission of understanding

14.15 - 15.10 Klemens Kappel (UCPH): Trust, Authority and Disagreement

15.15 - 16.10 Scott F. Aikin and Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt): The Good Bad News: Polarization and New Pathologies of Public Discourse

Tuesday, December 19

9.00 - 9.15 Coffee and Tea

9.15 - 10.10 Sandy Goldberg (NWU): A Social Approach to Epistemic Normativity: The Programme

10.15 - 11.10 Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (AAU): The Stigma Objection to Affirmative Action

11.15 - 12.10 Sille Obelitz Søe (UCPH): Personal Information in an Algorithmic Age


13.15 - 14.10 Hanna Gunn (UConn): Epistemic Agency & The Positive Obligation for Epistemic Care

14.15 - 15.10 Teresa Allen (UConn): Open-minded Engagement

15.15 - 16.10 Tine Hindkjær Madsen (UCPH): A disobedience/epistocracy analogy